Main duties of the job

The main aspect of the role is to develop robust data engineering solutions for the Development Team and to undertake any associated administrative tasks in accordance with advice and guidance provided by senior staff and customers. The post holder must ensure that data engineering solutions integrate and perform to the requirements and satisfaction of senior staff, users and clinical and technical design standards. 

The post holder must be able to:-   

  • Discuss progress and notify senior staff of impediments during regular team meetings such as Daily SCRUMS.
  • Discuss ideas with colleagues and review tasks and priorities in collaboration with other team members and senior staff.
  • Contribute ideas on how the team can become more effective at regular team meetings such as Sprint retrospectives for example.
  • Mentor junior colleagues, analysing their strengths and weaknesses and providing advice and guidance to develop their skills and abilities (particularly their technical expertise). 
  • Actively listen to the advice and guidance of colleagues and tune behaviour accordingly for example listen to suggestions from colleagues during pair programming sessions and code reviews. 
  • Speak confidently to groups of users or peers; Demonstrating ideas, concepts and data engineering solutions and answering questions.
  •  The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply. 

    Working for our organisation

    If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and Proud to Lead competence framework.

    Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

    Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

    Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English. 

    Detailed job description and main responsibilities

    You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac. 

    Person specification


    Essential criteria

  • Bachelor Honours Degree or proven experience commensurate with hold such a qualification
  • Desirable criteria

  • Welsh Language
  • Scoring

    Essential criteria

  • Proven experience in data engineering or similar role in a formal development environment. Evidence of experience with Windows PC and server operating systems
  • Desirable criteria

  • Excellent planning skills
  • To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa , unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK . If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

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    Applicant requirements

    Welsh language skills are desirable

    Welsh language skills are desirable

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